Vice President Faisal Naseem has said that the administration attaches as high priority to assisting citizens residing abroad as it does to citizens residing in the Maldives. He made the statement while meeting Maldivians living in Thiruvananthapuram at a special function held this evening at Hotel Apollo.

Upon arrival at the function, the Vice President Naseem was received by the Maldives Ambassador to India, Aishath Mohamed Didi.

Speaking at the event, Vice President Faisal Naseem urged all Maldivians living abroad to conform to the rules and regulations of their respective residential countries. Emphasizing the important role of the Indian government in easing immeasurable issues faced by Maldivians, Vice President Faisal Naseem commended the efforts by the Government of India.

The Vice President further reaffirmed the administration’s commitment to serving the Maldivian people, assuring that the administration remains steadfast in its resolve to assist all Maldivians. He urged all Maldivians to hold on to the holy virtues of Islam and nationalism, regardless of where they may reside.

The Vice President also met and spoke with Maldivian families gathered at the event. The function was attended by members of the Maldivian Consulate in India as well as many Maldivians visiting and residing in the country.